2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. BMW 5-Series in Northbrook, IL

2017 mercedes-benz e-class vs bmw 5-series

Do you want to add a luxury sedan to your daily drive? Deciding which model has the elegance and refinement you desire can seem like a daunting task. The experts at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL have taken a closer look at two popular luxury sedans, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and 2017 BMW 5-Series. To find out which model has the most to offer your daily drive, continue reading the in depth comparison below.

Are you already interested in the 2017 E-Class? Take a moment to browse through the new inventory at Autohaus in Edens in Northbrook, IL. For additional inquiries, call our Mercedes-Benz dealership at (847) 272-7900 for more information.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. BMW 5-Series: Engine Specs and Performance

Are you looking for a luxury sedan with the power to excite every time you get behind the wheel? Our experts agree you’ll find the 2017 E-Class far superior than the 2017 BMW 5-Series. This Mercedes-Benz sedan features a sport-tuned suspension designed to deliver an exciting driving experience. To learn more, take a look at the table below.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Vs. 2017 BMW 5-Series
2.0L I-4 Turbo Engine 2.0L I4
241 HP Horsepower 248 HP
273 lb. ft. Torque 258 lb. ft.
6.2 sec. 0-60 MPH 6.0 sec.

You may have noticed the standard engines in both sedans are quire similar. However, the 2017 E-Class offers unique driving features the 5-Series does not. Dynamic Select is standard with the 2017 E-Class, which offers five driving modes to customize your ride, and adaptive air suspension is also available. The 2017 E-Class is also equipped with a nine-speed transmission, compared to an eight-speed in the BMW 5-Series.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. BMW 5-Series: Interior and Exterior Design

mercedes-benz e-class vs bmw 5-series interior comparison

Stunning design is important to any luxury car brand, but in this case, only one model has what it takes to provide unmatched elegance. The cockpit in the 2017 E-class has been meticulously designed with real wood accents and available leather-trimmed upholstery. Both models are relatively similar in size, seating five passengers each. However, if you’re in need of extra trunk space, the 2017 E-Class is superior over the 5-Series. The 5-Series only has 14 cu. ft. of available room, compared to 15.9 cu. ft. with the 2107 E-Class. Take a look at the additional interior features the 2017 E-Class has to offer:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • 40/20/20 split-folding rear seats
  • Power front seats with memory

Turn heads with the dynamic exterior design of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The sporty stance is one the 5-Series cannot compete with. The wheelbase of the 2017 E-Class is 2.6-in. wider than ever before. With brighter, more efficient LED lighting, the headlamps integrate seamlessly into the side profile. You can also select from a number of Mercedes-Benz grille designs to find one that matched your style.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. BMW 5-Series: Safety and Technology

Both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-Series offer excellent safety and technology features. But, only one car brand has led a history of innovation with next-generation technologies. The 2017 E-Class features Car-to-X Communication®, a system that communicates with other vehicles to alert you of potential danger. The 5-Series offers no such feature. Additional cutting edge safety features available with the 2017 E-Class include:

  • Active Brake Assist
  • Rearview camera
  • Brake Assist (BAS®)

When your luxury sedan is equipped with all the latest high-end technology features, you’ll be looking forward to every drive. Our experts agree only the 2017 E-Class has everything you need to stay connected, regardless of your destination. The 2017 BMW 5-Series cannot match up to features such as the intuitive COMAND® infotainment system or in-car 4G LTE WiFi®. Take a look at the additional features the 2017 E-Class has to offer:

  • Smartphone integration
  • 12.3-in high-resolution display
  • Bluetooth®* connectivity
  • Burmester® surround sound system

*Registered trademark of SIG, Inc.

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL

test drive the 2017 mercedes-benz e-class sedan

Are you ready to drive home in an elegant, powerful 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan? With all the latest technology, active safety features, and a plush interior, it has everything you need. Schedule your test drive appointment at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL by calling (847) 272-7900 or by filling out our online form.